Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara seasons’

  • Gardener’s Garden

    Apr 18, 11 • Web Exclusives

    Unlike the proverbial shoeless cobbler and hungry cook, the landscape professionals of Santa Barbara happily put their creative skills to personal use. They build gardens for their own pleasure, and whether cultivating tidy perennial beds or stuffing plants...

  • Nell Campbell’s “Duck Blinds: Louisiana” at Jane Deering Gallery

    Apr 18, 11 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Photographer Nell Campbell currently has an exhibit at the Jane Deering Gallery in downtown Santa Barbara. The exhibit, open through April 30, included an artist talk with poetry readings. We stopped by to check it out. The exhibit, entitled “Duck Blinds:...

  • Lounge, Crystal Symphony Ports in Santa Barbara

    Crystal Symphony Ports in Santa Barbara

    Apr 20, 11 • Local Life, Web Exclusives

    Did you happen to see that giant cruise ship docked in the harbor last week? Well that was Crystal Cruises’ Symphony making a rare call in Santa Barbara. Our Editor Leslie Dinaberg was invited aboard for a small lunch and tour of this stunning luxury liner....

  • Delectable Delights–just in time for Mother’s Day!

    Apr 27, 11 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    This Thursday, April 28, two local online foodie businesses, Jessica Foster Confections and Montecito Country Kitchen, team up for a Spring Fling Open House.   Jessica Foster has been experimenting with chocolates since 2001. Taking inspiration from her...

  • LOCAL FAVORITES Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide

    May 2, 12 • Eat

    WATERFRONT Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach (Seafood) serves locally caught, fresh seafood specialties. Dine inside or al fresco with one of the best ocean views in Santa Barbara. Full bar and regional wine list. 2981 Cliff Dr. 805/898-2628. $$-$$$   Brophy...

  • 1st Thursday Art Walk

    May 4, 11 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    We’ve already gotten into May and you know what that means: the 1st Thursday Art Walk! An evening of art and culture centered around lower State Street, this free event opens visual and performing arts venues for everyone to enjoy. There’s sure to be...

  • David Gallup’s Channel Island Exhibit

    May 11, 11 • Galleries

    David Gallup started with one painting, and now he’s done over a hundred! In the course of six years this artist created a full exhibit dedicated to the natural beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. The exhibit, set to run May 21...

  • Courtesy of Wine Cask

    Chef’s Counter at the Wine Cask a Culinary Treat

    May 12, 11 • Eat, Web Exclusives, Wineries

    By Leslie Dinaberg I had my first encounter with the Chef’s Counter at the Wine Cask this week and my tastebuds are still dancing with delight. For those of you who haven’t heard, every Monday through Thursday night Chef Brandon Hughes is now...

  • Picnic in the Park-improving lives one lunch at a time

    May 18, 11 • Eat, Fundraiser, Nonprofits

    During the school year, nearly 25,000 kids get a free or reduced school meal every day. During the summer, however, 85% of these kids end up going hungry or live off processed, calorie-dense, chemical-based “food.” The Santa Barbara Food Bank is adding on...

  • Designer Mary Johnson Sales to Benefit Sarah House

    May 23, 11 • Datebook

    Stop by Dressed & Ready (1253 Coast Village Rd in Montecito) where fabulous leather artist Mary Johnson of Violet Flames will be on hand all day on Tuesday May 24 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), painting custom designs on your favorite leather pieces–boots,...